Saturday, July 28, 2007

A little more tidy

Remember that overgrown backyard that was difficult to mow? Here's what it looks like now. We had a pile of bricks in the shed left from the previous owners, and it made a nice border for the landscaping. We placed landscaping paper down around the bushes before we laid the mulch. This should keep the bed relatively weed free! And I am all about that.

As for the garden, we considered tearing it out altogether, but opted for keeping it for future bursts of energy that convince us try gardening again. This year it wasn't an option, but I'm sure I'll get the gardening bug again someday!

Pardon the little dumbfounded boy in front of the garden. He would not move for this picture!


Day by Day said...

Great work! You must feel so satisfied with yourselves. I love the feeling of looking out my window and seeing everything cleaned up.
Thanks for sharing!

Eryn said...

wow! it looks great! nice and neat. i love mulch, i could just mulch everything.

andyandjenica said...

Very pretty! I'm sure that is such a good feeling.

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